Experience this very special time of year in Marbella: Our clinic is again open over the holidays. Here is an excerpt from our festive programme:
MEDITATION EVENING “ZEN OR THE ART OF LIVING WELL”
4 to 21 December: Introduction to and in-depth examination of the theory and practice of Zen meditation led by Niklaus Brantschen, Jesuit priest, author and Zen master (Roshi).
Father Brantschen is the founder and long-standing head of Lassalle-Haus, a “centre for spirituality, dialogue and responsibility” in Switzerland.
SPIRITUALITY: SINGING MANTRAS
3 to 28 December: Japa – Singing mantras with yoga instructor Manuel Medina.
On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7.30 to 8.00 p.m., we invite you to learn some of the most important mantras in the yogi tradition. The mantras will be translated and their significance and beneficial effects explained to you. This highly energetic and spiritual experience is called “Japa” in India.
4 to 21 December: On Tuesdays and Fridays, join Enar Cruz, artist and art instructor in the clinic, to create small gifts and Christmas cards by yourself or under supervision.
24 and 31 December: Fernando Sánchez and his kitchen team will treat you to a low-calorie Christmas menu and a special New Year’s Eve menu. On 19 December, our nutritionists will also offer a cooking demonstration on the topic of “festive pleasures”.
CONCERT “SEEKERS OF THE TRUTH”
15 and 22 December: A spiritual experience blending music and dance link
I Gurdieff Sacred Dances. School of Sacred Dance with the group “Camino4”
II Hymns, prayers and rituals. With master pianist María Testa.
MUSIC AS INSPIRATION
19 December: Choir of many voices from Marbella. Classical and traditional Christmas songs.
24 December: Christmas Eve with a festive menu or punch for guests who are fasting, singing Christmas carols under the festively decorated Christmas tree and a talk from the Rohrer-Wilhelmi family. Accompanied on the piano by Joaquin Castellano.
25 December: Pastoral de Ojén visits us on Christmas morning with traditional shepherds’ music at Christmas. Christmas concert in the evening with Duo Fermata.
31 December: Grand New Year’s Eve party with the live band Abracadabra and the Spanish tradition of eating 12 grapes at midnight.
1 January: New Year’s concert with the Trio Bel Canto
6 January: Flamenco show with Solera de Jerez
CHRISTMAS BASAR “ART, HEALTH AND WELLBEING”
On 16 December, we will be holding an open day in our garden with artists, friends and employees. There will be an exhibition and we will be selling art objects, handmade creations and books. You can look forward to music, talks on health and wellbeing, live music with the group “The Christmas Songs”, juices and teas in an atmospheric ambience.
We are looking forward to a contemplative and inspiring festive season with you!